KUNM

Gun Violence And Racism

Jun 24, 2015

Marchers on Cooper River Bridge, Charleston S.C.
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Sat. 6/27 12p: Carol Boss hosts a conversation about gun violence and racism.  Her guests are Miranda Viscoli with New Mexicans for Gun Safety; Mary Shoemaker, whose son was shot and killed by police in Northern New Mexico one year ago; and Tonya Covington, a trained mediator and anti-racism trainer for 30 years and a member of the Albuquerque NAACP.  Covington was in Charleston recently where most of her family lives and visited Mother Emmanuel Church where she met Rev. Clementa Pinckney, one of the 9 men and women killed last week at the church.